Hi there! It’s been months since my latest
post commit here, work life sure can be tight 😅 After two tutorials, let’s try some different type of commit, shall we? This time, I want to share about a book that changed the way how I code.
It was on my early days in Ice House. Some of our higher-ups just came back from US and brought technical books for us. I was reading a copy of The Pragmatic Programmer at that time, so I didn’t really looked at the new books. After a few days, Ridhwan handed a copy of Clean Code to me, and said this:
Check this book out, do. My code structure changed a lot, even only by reading a few chapter of it.
I took it with a so-so feeling. I was reading the Pragmatic Programmer, and that book made me feel worthless. It was full of best practices that I haven’t done (yet), so full of it that I was confused where should I begin with. I was unsure whether I can take something practical out of Clean Code. I was afraid (duh) that it will make me feel worthless again. Yet, I ended up reading it. It was recommended by the prodigy*, so… why not?
I read the introduction (it suggests amazing measurement for code quality) and the first chapter, and BAM – these paragraphs pops out: